2011

  • Hranac, Laura Movement of questing activity of Dermacentor variabilis (Acarina: Ixodidae) in response to host-related stimuli and changing environmental gradients
  • Colon Rosa, Natalia Role of deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus gracilis) on the predation or disperal of A. saccharum and A. rubrum seeds in hardwood forested regions at UNDERC-East
  • Yezak, Menzie Examining seed removal rates by granivores in varying habitats in the Northern hardwood forest.
  • Revord, Patrick Methanogenesis rates in acetate and nitrate anoxic slurries
  • Krickl, Lauren Comparing the susceptibilities to Microphallus sp. infection between a native crayfish species (Orconextes virils) and an invasive crayfish species (Orconectes rusticus)
  • Iglesias Miranda, Naomi Effects of agricultural components, nitrate, acetate, on nitrification in Morris Lake, Wisconsin
  • Brianna McGuire The effect of external heat addition on internal temperature and pathogen elimination success in the Acridid grasshopper Camnula pellucida
  • Stiffarm, Ashley Diel vertical migration of zooplankton in Bay Lake.
  • Nickels, Nora Predation-induced responses of freshwater snails through morphological defenses and avoidance behavior
  • Black Horse, Victoria Novitsky Per capita effects of Orconectes propinquus on aquatic plant density
  • Karpus, Elizabeth Abundance of honeysuckle along used and unused roads of an eastern deciduous forest
  • Park, Kevin The effect of temperature and diet on the growth and mortality of Camnula pellucida (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
  • Murphy, Mason A comparison of nitrate and phosphate levels across three aquatic habitat types before and after leaf formation in upper Wisconsin and Michigan
  • Evans, Jessica Relative importance of patch area, plant diversity, and habitat heterogeneity on species richness for Lepidoptera, Trichoptera, Neuroptera in a glaciated second-growth Northern mesic hardwood forest
  • Ryan, Timothy Variations in Daphnia phenotype based on wetland phosporus levels and predation pressures
  • Mattison, Claire The effects of invasive earthworms on maple (Acer) seedling germination and growth
  • Kevin Betone Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea maculosa) and its Effect on Forage Quality and Elevation Changes
  • Nobriga, Chelsea Evaluating the effect of DOC concentration on feeding rate of juvenile yellow perch (Perca flavesens)
  • Shrader, Donna G Understanding the relationship between light availability and epiphytic lichen ecology: canopy openness, photosynthetically active radiation, and the role of the host tree species.
  • Correa, Maria The effects of larval predation on the morphology of juvenile wood frogs (Rana sylvatica)
  • Zwart, Jake Quantifying terrestrial carbon sources of a small northern seepage lake.
  • Saums, Marielle The impact of fertlizer exposure on caddisfly mortality and behavior and leaf litter decomposition
  • Nicholas W. Grady What variables affect bird communities in restored wetlands in western Montana?
  • Kacey Gergely The effect of grazing and roads in the spread of invasive species
  • Lay, Katie The effects of UV-B on the survival of North American amphibian species
  • Schirtzinger, Matt Substrate depth as a factor affecting abundance and species richness of seed banks in a northern oligotrophic lake and the implications for ecosystem restoration.
  • Augustine, Kate Examining avian diversity with relation to snag density in wetlands and woodlands in the Great Lakes Region
  • Tara Hill Ungulate preference and brood parasitism rates of the Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)
  • Smith, Casey Exploring the predator-prey behavioral dynamics between the exotic Chinese Mystery Snail (Bellamya chinensis) and a native crayfish (Orconectes propinquus) in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
  • Bencardino, Daniel The effect of increased variance of dispersion on zooplaknton
  • Callahan, Lauren Shelter use and aggression changes in rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) infected with Microphallus sp.
  • David Cray Differences in abundance of Microtus pennsylvanicus between wetlands with different grazing histories
  • Robertson, Katie Spatial avoidance tendencies between size class of mammalian carnivores at the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC)
  • Diana Saintignon The effects of Lycosoid spider density within trophic cascades
  • Kirbie, Kate The effect of shredder species, shredder richness, and leaf diversity on decomposition rates